Joel Murphy and Lars Periwinkle are joined by Molly Regan. The trio discuss the New York Times article detailing multiple sexual assault allegations against Louis CK and Ridley Scott’s plans to replace Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer in All the Money in the World, which is scheduled to be released next month. They also look at an underreported story about a Hollywood sex cult being led by a former Smallville star.
In lighter news, they discuss Disney’s plans for a new Star Wars trilogy and TV show, the Doctor’s new look on Doctor Who and Matthew McConaughey’s incredibly on-brand Wild Turkey ads.
Beyoncé or Alison Brie? Is the new Doctor a 1970s educational children’s show performer? Will Luke Skywalker ever get those power converters? The answers to these questions and more are on this week’s show.
This week’s music:
Intro – “Royalty Free Style 80’s Synth Music” by RickLan
End – “You Can Do It” by Evie Sands
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Murphy and Lars also discuss Matthew McConaughey’s chances of winning an Emmy, David O. Russell’s overrated films and Hall and Oates underrated music.
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They also go back and review the Academy’s 2004 Best Picture selection, share their thoughts on Taco Bell’s new breakfast menu and introduce their own March Madness tournament, which features the films of Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Harold Ramis.
Would you eat a waffle taco? Has anyone ever won an Emmy and an Academy Award in the same year? Do you know what a fez is? The answers to these questions and more are in this week’s podcast.